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Executed: Daniel Lewis Lee

Daniel Lewis Lee died this morning. That’s unremarkable, by itself. Roughly 150,000 people die every day. Cause of death varies. Diseases kill some of us. Others die in accidents. Civil authorities kill those who deserve death. In their government’s opinion. … Continue reading

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Remembering the Good Shepherd

Fourth Sunday of Easter 2010; May 15, 2011: Acts 2:14a, 36–41 1 Peter 2:20b–25 John 10:1–10 St. Isidore, the Domestic Church, and the Good Shepherd I want to share with you three main topics: St Isidore, something concerning the Domestic … Continue reading

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Saints, Romans, Emperors

Quite a bit has changed since imperial engineers designed and built a bridge in Emerita Augusta, today’s Mérida. The Pax Romana died with Marcus Aurelius.1 The Roman Empire kept going until around Isidore of Seville’s day. The name Isidore started … Continue reading

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Still Rejoicing

My father reminded me of this good advice when I was in my teens: “…whatever is true, … whatever is lovely, … think about these things.” My response was something like ‘…because they won’t last.’ I wasn’t happy about saying … Continue reading

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